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In this generation, 3-pointers are paramount in the playoffs

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Those notable names of the past, the ones still insisting that NBA playoff offenses must pound the ball inside, have been awfully quiet this week....

Harden loses ball at end of Rockets' 99-98 loss to Warriors

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Houston Rockets couldn't have scripted it any better....

Warriors hold off Harden, Rockets 99-98 to take 2-0 lead

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- James Harden had Game 2 on his fingertips - and then he didn't....

Howard in starting lineup for Rockets in Game 2 vs Warriors

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Dwight Howard was in the starting lineup for the Houston Rockets against the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals....

Gentry interviews with Pelicans, still focused on Warriors
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr acknowledged Thursday that top assistant Alvin Gentry interviewed for the vacant New Orleans Pelicans' job....

Hawks' Carroll avoids serious injury, listed as questionable

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ATLANTA (AP) -- An MRI on DeMarre Carroll's left knee showed no structural damage, and he hopes to play for Atlanta in Friday night's Game 2 against Cleveland in the Eastern Conference finals, Carroll's agent said Thursday....

Banged-up Cavaliers, Hawks adjust for Friday's Game 2

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ATLANTA (AP) -- While the Atlanta Hawks try to figure out who will guard LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers are just grateful the four-time MVP is still standing....


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